July 05 – April 13
9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
For 114 years, the Gunnison Valley has celebrated its western way of life with annual demonstrations of roping, racing and riding skills. This “Granddaddy of Colorado Rodeos” has grown from an annual get-together by local cowboys and cowgirls to a staged PRCA event that now attracts competitors from around the country.
Born from the tradition of area ranching, the early rodeo took place between spring calving and summer haying. It made its debut on a makeshift Main Street arena and...